Judge Profile

Alan D. Scheinkman

Judicial Experience:

  • Administrative Judge, 9th Judicial District, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2009 to Present
  • Justice, Supreme Court, Westchester County, Elected, 2007 to 2020
  • Associate Justice, Appellate Term, 9th and 10th Judicial Districts, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2007 to 2009

Other Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Delbello, Donellan, Weingarten, Tartaglia, Wise & Wiederkehr, LLP, 2002 to 2006
  • Partner, Epstein , Becker & Green, P.C., 2001 to 2002
  • County Attorney, Westchester County, New York, 1998 to 2000
  • Partner, Scheinkman, Fredman & Kosan, 1990 to 1997
  • Associate Professor of Law, St. John's University, 1984 to 1990
  • Associate Counsel, New York State Temporary Commission on the Recodification of the Family Court Act, 1982 to 1983
  • Associate, Golenblock & Barell, 1979 to 1982
  • Associate, Marshall, Bratter, Greene, Allison & Tucker, 1977 to 1979
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Matthew J. Jasen, Senior Associate Judge, New York State Court of Appeals, 1975 to 1977
  • Associate Minority Counsel, New York State Senate, 1997

Education:

  • JD, St. John's University School of Law, 1975
  • BA, George Washington University, 1972

Admission to the Bar:

  • United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia, 2002
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York, 1998
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Cicuit, 1992
  • United States Supreme Court, 1990
  • United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. 1976, 1977
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1976

Publications/Lectures:

  • New York Law of Domestic Relations, West Publishing Company, 1986
  • Reporter, Association of Supreme Court Justices Committee on Pattern Jury Instructions- Civil, 1985-1997
  • "Joint Ventures Can Increase Revenues But Activities With For-Profits Must be Properly, Lawfully Conducted", New York Law Journal, pg. 7, col. 1, July 2, 2001
  • Reporter, Task Force on Administrative Adjudication, New York State Bar Association, 1988
  • Directing Editor, McKinney's MFL (text and Forms for New York Family Law)
  • Co-Editor, One on One, the publication of the New York State Bar Association Section on General Practice, 1987-1989
  • Co-Author, "A Tribute to Judge Matthew J. Jasen", 35 Buffalo L. Rev. 14, 1986
  • Contributing Author, Chapter, "The Broker's Duties and Laibilities",, Rohan, Goldstein & Bobis, Real Estate Brokerage Law & Practice, Matthew Bender, 1984
  • Contributing Author, Chapter, "Termination of Parental Rights", Child Custody & Visitation: Law & Practice, Matthew Bender, 1984
  • "The Civil Jurisdiction of the New York Court of Appeals: The Rule and Role of Finality", 54 St. John's Law Review 443, 1980
  • Co-Author, Practitioner's Handbook to Appeals to the Appellate Division of the State of New York, New York State Bar Association (2d and 3rd Edition), 2005 and 2007

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, St. John's University School of Law, 1999 - present
  • Reporter, New York Pattern Jury Instructions, Civil, 1985 - 1997
  • Lecturer, Annual Judicial Seminars, New York States Office of Court Administration, 1986 - 2000
  • 2nd Vice President, County Attorneys Association, State of New York, 1999 - 2000
  • Executive Director, New York State Bar Association Task Force on Administrative Adjudication, 1987 - 1988
  • Member, New York State Bar Association Committee on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction, 1983 to 2004,, 2008
  • Member, Judicial Hearing Officer Selection Committee for Ninth District, 1993 - present
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Supreme Court Library at White Plains, 1990-1992, 2005 - present
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Pace University, School of Law, 1991 - 1997
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Rutgers University, School of Law, 1990 - 1991
  • Member, Judicial Commission on Interbranch Relations, 2008 - present
  • Member, Association of Supreme Court Justices Committee on Pattern Jury Instruction - Civil, 2008 - present
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